PIPPIN PROPERTIES: Emily van Beek, former editor at Hyperion Books for Children, has joined the children's literary agency as an associate and will work closely with agent Holly McGhee.

LOUISIANA STATE UNIV. PRESS: Lee Campbell Sioles, former managing editor at Johns Hopkins University Press, has been appointed managing editor beginning December 8.

ST. VLADIMIR'S SEMINARY PRESS: Rev. Stephen J. Hrycyniak, a publishing consultant and former CEO of Sheed & Ward Book Publishing, has been named director of marketing.

BERKLEY BOOKS: Denise Silvestro has been promoted to executive editor following eight years with the firm and prior experience at Pocket Books.... Gail Fortune has also been promoted to executive editor following 14 years working with bestselling authors.

NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY: Kara Cesare, former literary agent and director of English-language rights at the Jane Rotrosen Agency, has been named a senior editor....Anne Bohner, formerly with Bantam Dell, has been named an editor.... Martha Bushko, most recently an editor at Berkley, has been appointed an editor.

HARPERCOLLINS: Leslie Hulse, formerly director, online business development, has been promoted to senior director, Internet development. Sean Abbott, editorial director of PerfectBound e-books, has been promoted to editorial director, international, for PerfectBound.... Theresa Horner has been promoted to director of e-book operations and business development, leading all business development activities for HarperCollins e-books.

LINDA CLARK ASSOCIATES: Linda Clark has been appointed the U.S. scout for Roca Editorial, a new Spanish publishing company founded by Blanca Rosa Roca.

HYPERION BOOKS: Jane Comins, marketing director, has been named to the additional newly created position of associate publisher for trade paperbacks.... Allison Warner, assistant art director, has been promoted to associate art director.... Mary Ellen O'Neill, has been promoted from senior to executive editor.... Mark Chait has been promoted from associate editor to editor.... David Lott, formerly associate managing editor, has been named associate director, preproduction.... Jessica Goldman, former advertising manager at Scholastic, has been appointed assistant director of advertising.

FORDHAM UNIV. PRESS: Helen Tartar, following 22 years in acquisitions at Stanford University Press, most recently as humanities editor, has been named to the new position of editorial director.

HENRY HOLT BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS: Nina Ignatowicz has been named editor-at-large following 37 years in publishing, the four most recent at Holt, and will continue to acquire and edit titles.

NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY: Hilary Ross, former associate executive editor, is no longer with the company and can be reached at (212) 724-6756.

—Compiled by Mary Ann Tennenhouse